Dr. Ahmet Aysan
Professor at the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU)
Dr. Ahmet Aysan is a professor at the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) and the Program Coordinator of the PhD program in Islamic finance and economy. Dr. Aysan's fields of specialization are Islamic finance, fintech, macroeconomics, political economy, banking, and finance.
Dr. Aysan has been a board member and a Monetary Policy Committee member of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and served as a consultant at various institutions such as the World Bank, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, and Oxford Analytica.
Dr. Aysan is a member of the editorial and advisory boards of several prestigious international journals, including the advisory board of the Contemporary Turkish Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) European Institute. He received grants from various international funds, including the ERF, Newton Fund, and TUBITAK.
In 2020, Dr. Aysan was listed as being among the top influencers in Islamic banking and finance by an academic article published in the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.
Dr. Aysan holds a PhD in economics from the University of Maryland, US.